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Get away from it all this summer

House | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden


Get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life in this home away from home near the quaint village of West Down and Blue Flag Beach Woolacombe. Perfectly located between Putsborough, Ilfracombe and Woolacombe enjoy the peace and quiet of farm life with several superb surfing beaches only a 10 minute car journey away.

A peaceful rural retreat, perfect for large families or groups of friends. 4 bedrooms sleep 8 people with a large rear sunny garden and built-in BBQ perfect for the warm summer months. Initial log supply, travel cot and highchair is included and up to four dogs are very welcome too. Easy driving distance to pubs famous for their delicious home cooked food sourced from local producers. The ideal base from which to explore this beautiful part of North Devon.


2 living rooms. One as a snug to the farmhouse kitchen with a woodburner and patio doors to the deck - seating for 6 with flatscreen TV and DVD. The second has the sofa bed and further sofas to seat 6-8. There is an open fire (optional) with further TV/DVD.


The country farmhouse kitchen has everything you could possibly need to make your stay as relaxing as possible. Appliances include AGA, a fridge, separate freezer, oven, electric fan oven and hob, dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, kettle, toaster, cafetiere as well as all the other essential mod-cons, crockery (including children's), cutlery and kitchen utensils. A high chair is provided. The dining table is in the large kitchen.

The kitchen leads into a snug.


Bedroom 1 with large double bed, has handbasin and mirror, bedside tables, wardrobe and chest of drawers.

Bedroom 2 is smaller and has twin zip and link beds (please let us know if you require a double), bedside table, drawers and clothes hanging facilities.

Bedroom 3 with king size bed, connects bedroom 4 (which is upstairs) with twin beds, both having bedside tables, wardrobes and other clothes storage. Cot is provided. There is a sofa bed in one of the two living rooms that will sleep 2. Additional linen can be arranged for the sofa bed.

A travel cot is provided.


Both bathrooms are on the ground floor

Bathroom 1 is large with basin, wc, bath and separate shower.

Bathroom 2 is a small shower with basin and wc.


This lovely home has a large garden with lawned and large decked area with outdoor furniture and parasol. There are both front and rear gardens. A wood-fired BBQ is available. A separate patio area and back lawn with lawn games makes for many sunny days spent outside. Outside storage for wetsuits, boards, bikes etc. is available. There is parking for 4 cars.

Size Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms
Nearest beach Woolacombe 7 km
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 3 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Exeter 102 km, Nearest railway: Barnstaple 16 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8
Other Linen provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking

The West Country region

Gently rolling Devonshire hills & valleys, the stunning coastline and miles of lush English countryside, make our landscape heaven for anyone who loves the great outdoors and the seaside. Exciting tourist destinations, mix fascinating history with a vibrant culture and delectable local food produce will tempt your taste buds.

Choice Cottages has hundreds of carefully selected holiday cottages within the West Country and aims to provide you a stay second to none, whatever your budget, however large your party size.


WALK TO - West Down village is the perfect place for a relaxing holiday. The small friendly village has a well-stocked Village Store, selling locally produced organic food. The local pub, The Crown Inn, serves Camra Real Ales and good family pub food. Enjoy morning coffee, lunch or a Cream Tea in the new village Tea Room and garden.

CYCLE TO - Woolacombe, where you can find an amazing range of adventure sports including surfing, paragliding, kayaking, coasteering and much more. Take a boat trip to Lundy Island,or a coastal Wildlife Cruise, enjoy a day out on a fishing boat or saddle up and go horse riding across the sand dunes and bridle ways. Woolacombe, extending to Putsborough, making a 3 mile sandy beach holds the 'England for Excellence Gold Award' for best family resort and was voted the Best British Beach in the Mail On Sunday. This stretch of golden sand has won both the blue flag and Premier Seaside Beach awards for its cleanliness, water quality and facilities. Lifeguards ensure safe family swimming during the summer and surfers come from all over the country to enjoy the great waves and clean water. Enjoy family friendly pubs, serving good pub grub. Spoil yourself at one of the many seafood restaurants in and around Woolacombe and Mortehoe, or just have a takeaway, fish and chips or a delicious cream tea as well as browse the many surf and variety shops. Visitors of all ages will find plenty to do away from the beach. There's a friendly, laid-back atmosphere here which visitors are sure to enjoy. Woolacombe and Mortehoe are very dog friendly areas with plenty of walks your dog will enjoy.

DRIVE TO - Nearby beaches of Woolacombe, Croyde, Putsborough and Saunton. Explore the beautiful Exmoor National Park. Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park, The Milky Way and The Big Sheep all within a short driving distance. Cultural days can be passed at Arlington Court, historic Clovelly Village, Watermouth Castle, Lynton, Lynmouth, Victorian-styled Ilfracombe with its quaint fishing harbour and many more. Saunton Golf Course is a mere 3 miles down the road with its 2 famous links courses. Finally, picturesque walks through beautiful forested areas and running rivers such as at Watersmeet will complete your wonderful stay in this beautiful part of England.

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Calendar last updated:19 Sep 2014

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